Issue details

‘In principle’ approval of Works / Optimisation Service (WOS) contract for retrofitting and decarbonising HF Council properties

This Key Decision is a notice of:

(1) an ‘in principle’ decision to award a Works / Optimisation Services (WOS) contract in excess of £10m; and

(2) to make the contract award an Officer’s Decision, delegating the award of the contract to the identified supplier to the Strategic Director of the Economy (in consultation with the Cabinet Member).


The WOS contract will be used for the installation of Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs) at H&F non-domestic properties. The delivery of decarbonisation and retrofit projects will support the Council to achieve its net-zero carbon target and reduce carbon emissions in H&F.


The Council is awaiting the results of its application to the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS); after notification of the outcome, the total value of the contract will be set (based on amount of grant funding won), and the contract awarded by the SD of the Economy (in consultation with the Cabinet Member).


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income over £5m & policies or new income, reserves use, overspend over £300K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/06/2022

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: 6 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for the Economy

Department: The Economy department

Contact: Jonathan Skaife Email: